Evolution

08.17.16
Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands
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Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands

CRISPR helped demonstrate that digits and fin rays share similar cells.

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10.31.15
Researchers see evolution working faster than expected (in chickens)
10.31.15

Researchers see evolution working faster than expected (in chickens)

The word "evolution" tends to conjure up images of early hominids dodging predators on the veldt a...

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09.20.15
Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life
09.20.15

Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life

Scientists have published the first truly thorough tree of life, linking 2.3 million species together.

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08.14.15
'Mommy robot' can build and test its own babies
08.14.15

'Mommy robot' can build and test its own babies

And it can do so without human intervention.

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07.22.15
See Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the universe in 8 minutes
07.22.15

See Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the universe in 8 minutes

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how everything (and we do mean everything) came to be in a short video.

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